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Thursday, July 5, 2018

How to Protect Yourself from Medical Malpractice

When you’re ill or in need of treatment, the only thing you want is to find a trustworthy doctor who will help heal and fix you. However, there are many instances when a doctor can be negligent, and you have to deal with a medical malpractice. To learn ways on how to protect yourself from a medical malpractice, please read this blog!


Before you allow a doctor to treat you, it’s good to do some research. In a world with numerous review sites, it’s very easy to look into a doctor to ensure they give high quality treatment. You should also bring a representative to help you make sure that the treatment or diagnosis you received is correct.


Another thing to protect yourself is to document everything that the doctor says and does. You should also make sure you provide them with all of your medical history and documents so that if something does happen, you can know that you notified them beforehand. Another thing to do is keep records of all the visits, doctors’ notes, and the medication you’ve taken or are prescribed. You can also even think about bringing a tape recorder to record the visits. 

To learn more about medical malpractice and how to protect yourself, please refer to our next blog!

If you’ve been injured in a medical malpractice and need a trusted lawyer in Philadelphia, PA, please trust the professionals at Brad Cooper & Associates. 

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Philadelphia Office: 215-545-7777

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